Hardware

DELL - Precision 490n (dual Xeon quadcore)
DELL - Dimension E520 (single core2duo)
3x DELL - Inspiron 530s (Athlon 64 X2)
DELL - OPTIPLEX 760 (Intel 2 Quad)

Infiniband Cluster
  Cluster01   cluster01

head node
  Opteron 185
  4 GB RAM
  250 GB HDD
  Gigabit Ethernet

6 compute nodes
  2x Opteron 2218
  4 GB RAM
  250 GB HDD
  Gigabit Ethernet
  Mellanox PCI-E x8 Infiniband

Software
  rocksclusters-4.3
  mvapich2-1.0

Gromacs
Gromacs-4.5.4


    Benchmarks were were made with the dppc set and are compared to worldwide leading supercomputers. Superlinear scaling on up to 12 cores and the excellent overall performance are clearly competitive.

 

Dell Rig
  

head node

Dell™ Precision T5500n
· Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor E5520 (Intel® 5520 Chipset)
· 2.26GHz, 8M L3, turbo, 5.8GT/s QPI
· Integrated Broadcom 5754 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
· 6GB (6X1GB) DDR3 RDIMM Memory, 1066MHz ECC
· 1TB SATA HDD 7.2k RPM *1

4 compute nodes

· Dell™ Precision T5500n
· Dual Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor E5520
   (Intel® 5520 Chipset)
· 2.26GHz, 8M L3, turbo, 5.8GT/s QPI
· Integrated Broadcom 5754 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
· 12GB (6X2GB) DDR3 RDIMM Memory, 1066MHz ECC
· 500GB SATA HDD 7.2k RPM *1

Software
· Open SUSE 11.2
· openmpi / mvapich2-1.0
· Gromacs 4.0.7
· CPMD 3.13.2

   

 

NCHC National Center for High-Performance Computing, Hsinchu, Taiwan